Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43889
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StateTX
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeState
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:8
Author:Garrett, G.P.
Date:1982
Title:Status report on peacock bass (Cichla sp.) in Texas.
Journal:Pres. at the Ann. Proc. of the TX Chapter, Am. Fish. Soc.
Comments"stocked in four Texas reservoirs (1978-1984)..."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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